Liparis fargesii Finet 1908 SECTION Coriifolia Rchb.f

Photo by Jin Xiaohua


Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade HotCool EARLYFall

Common Name Farges' Liparis [English Missionary and Plant Collector Late 1800's 1900's] - In China Xiao Yang Er Suan

Flower Size

Found in southern China on trees or rocks in shady montane areas at elevations around 300 to 1700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with prostrate, subcylindrical pseudobulbs with new pseudobulbs arising from near the apex of the previous pseudobulb carrying a single, membraneous, elliptic to oblong, rounded to obtuse, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the early fall on a compressed, cylindric, 1.2 to 2.4" [3 to 6 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with narrowly lanceolate floral bracts.

Synonyms Stichorkis fargesii ( Finet ) Marg. , Szlach. & Ku?ak 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Orchids of Thailand IV Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;